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Cara Altimus

Senior Director at the Milken Institute Center for Strategic Philanthropy

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Cara Altimus Biography

Cara Altimus, PhD is a senior director at the Milken Institute Center for Strategic Philanthropy where she leads the Center’s biomedical philanthropy portfolio. A PhD neuroscientist, Altimus advises individual philanthropists and foundations on the state of research for various areas including neurodegenerative disease and mental health to identify opportunities where their capital can make the biggest impact.

With more than a decade of experience in neuroscience research, including neurological devices, psychiatric illness, learning, and memory, as well as sleep and circadian rhythms, Altimus has led Center projects ranging from the development of a philanthropic drug development program for neurodegenerative disease to a large patient-perspectives study for depression and bipolar research.

Prior to joining the Milken Institute, Altimus worked at the Food and Drug Administration leading the Neural Interfaces Laboratory, which evaluates the safety and effectiveness of electrical stimulation methods in the brain. In addition to her research experience, she serves as the chair for the Trainee Advisory Committee for the Society for Neuroscience, is an advisor to the Ontario Brain Institute, and spent a year as an AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow developing a neuroscience research portfolio at the Department of Justice.

Altimus holds a bachelor's degree in genetics from the University of Georgia and a doctorate in biology from Johns Hopkins University. She works at the Institute's Washington office.

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Senior Director at the Milken Institute Center for Strategic Philanthropy

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Cara Altimus Biography

Cara Altimus, PhD is a senior director at the Milken Institute Center for Strategic Philanthropy where she leads the Center’s biomedical philanthropy portfolio. A PhD neuroscientist, Altimus advises individual philanthropists and foundations on the state of research for various areas including neurodegenerative disease and mental health to identify opportunities where their capital can make the biggest impact.

With more than a decade of experience in neuroscience research, including neurological devices, psychiatric illness, learning, and memory, as well as sleep and circadian rhythms, Altimus has led Center projects ranging from the development of a philanthropic drug development program for neurodegenerative disease to a large patient-perspectives study for depression and bipolar research.

Prior to joining the Milken Institute, Altimus worked at the Food and Drug Administration leading the Neural Interfaces Laboratory, which evaluates the safety and effectiveness of electrical stimulation methods in the brain. In addition to her research experience, she serves as the chair for the Trainee Advisory Committee for the Society for Neuroscience, is an advisor to the Ontario Brain Institute, and spent a year as an AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow developing a neuroscience research portfolio at the Department of Justice.

Altimus holds a bachelor's degree in genetics from the University of Georgia and a doctorate in biology from Johns Hopkins University. She works at the Institute's Washington office.

Cara Altimus Videos

  • New Pathways to Neuroscience Breakthroughs
    Brain-based illnesses and injuries are the leading cause of disability worldwide. However, medical professionals lack the tools needed to diagnose...
  • Improving Officer Safety With Citizens Suffering From Mental Illness

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  • How to book Cara Altimus?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Cara Altimus for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Cara Altimus, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Cara Altimus or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Cara Altimus?

    Booking fees for Cara Altimus, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Cara Altimus, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Cara Altimus?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Cara Altimus for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Cara Altimus for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Cara Altimus or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Cara Altimus or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Cara Altimus is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Cara Altimus for your event is available upon request. Cara Altimus generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Andrew Huberman, Rosalind Watts, Rahul Jandial, Kimberly Noble and Dr. Leanne Williams. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Cara Altimus for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Cara Altimus Speaker Videos

  • New Pathways to Neuroscience Breakthroughs
    Brain-based illnesses and injuries are the leading cause of disability worldwide. However, medical professionals lack the tools needed to diagnose and treat illnesses ranging from Alzheimer's disease...
    Improving Officer Safety With Citizens Suffering From Mental Illness

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